Telephone & communications equipment

TopicBill numberAuthorInterest positionsort iconBecame law
DTV Delay Act S. 352 (111th) RockefellerOpposeYes
A bill to postpone the DTV transition date. (by CRS)
Next Generation Television Marketplace Act of 2011 S. 2008 (112th) DeMintSupportNo
A bill to repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the… More
A bill to repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the television marketplace, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Next Generation Television Marketplace Act H.R. 3675 (112th) ScaliseSupportNo
To repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the television… More
To repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the television marketplace, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Teaching Geography is Fundamental Act H.R. 822 (113th) Van HollenSupportNo
To improve and expand geographic literacy among kindergarten through grade 12 students in the United States by improving professional development programs for kindergarten through grade 12 teachers… More
To improve and expand geographic literacy among kindergarten through grade 12 students in the United States by improving professional development programs for kindergarten through grade 12 teachers offered through institutions of higher education. (by CRS) Hide
Teaching Geography Is Fundamental Act S. 370 (113th) CochranSupportNo
A bill to improve and expand geographic literacy among kindergarten through grade 12 students in the United States by improving professional development programs for kindergarten through grade 12… More
A bill to improve and expand geographic literacy among kindergarten through grade 12 students in the United States by improving professional development programs for kindergarten through grade 12 teachers offered through institutions of higher education. (by CRS) Hide
Spectrum Innovation Act H.R. 1622 (112th) LattaSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for voluntary incentive auction revenue sharing. (by CRS)
Alternative Minimum Tax and Extenders Tax Relief Act of 2008 S. 2886 (110th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to amend certain expiring provisions. (by CRS)
Intellectual Property Jurisdiction Clarification Act of 2011 S. 23 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2010 H.R. 5658 (111th) ShadeggSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2011 H.R. 3012 (112th) ChaffetzSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, to increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored… More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, to increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored immigrants, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Leahy-Smith America Invents Act H.R. 1249 (112th) SmithSupportYes
To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2007 S. 1083 (110th) CornynSupportNo
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Immigration Innovation Act of 2013 S. 169 (113th) HatchSupportNo
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens to live and work in the United States, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens to live and work in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act S. 1431 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act. (by CRS)
STAR Act of 2012 S. 3185 (112th) CornynSupportNo
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide certain immigration benefits for aliens with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics and for other… More
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide certain immigration benefits for aliens with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 H.R. 1860 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services. (by CRS)
Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 S. 744 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 S. 815 (113th) MerkleySupportNo
A bill to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2014 S. 1353 (113th) RockefellerSupportYes
A bill to provide for an ongoing, voluntary public-private partnership to improve cybersecurity, and to strengthen cybersecurity research and development, workforce development and education, and… More
A bill to provide for an ongoing, voluntary public-private partnership to improve cybersecurity, and to strengthen cybersecurity research and development, workforce development and education, and public awareness and preparedness, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act H.R. 624 (113th) RogersSupportNo
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015 H.R. 1314 (114th) MeehanSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt status of certain organizations. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt status of certain organizations. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008 H.R. 6049 (110th) RangelSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 S. 1900 (113th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 H.R. 3830 (113th) CampSupportNo
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2011 H.R. 942 (112th) BradySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2012 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2012 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by CRS) Hide
Expiring Provisions Improvement, Reform, and Efficiency Act of 2014 S. 2260 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014 H.R. 4438 (113th) BradySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify and make permanent the research credit. (by CRS)
Hire More Heroes Act of 2014 H.R. 3474 (113th) DavisSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of the… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of the employer mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 S. 995 (114th) HatchSupportNo
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 H.R. 1890 (114th) RyanSupportNo
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 H.R. 2146 (114th) ReichertSupportYes
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Federal law enforcement officers, firefighters, and air traffic controllers to make penalty-free withdrawals from governmental plans after age 50,… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Federal law enforcement officers, firefighters, and air traffic controllers to make penalty-free withdrawals from governmental plans after age 50, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Authorize the Extension of Nondiscriminatory Treatment (Normal Trade Relations Treatment) to the Products of Vietnam. H.R. 5602 (109th) RamstadSupportNo
To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Vietnam. (by CRS)